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for this tuesday. from the broadcast center in new ♪ it's tuesday, march 21st, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." developing this morning, international travelers from certain cities will be banned from carrying gadgets on their flights to the u.s. ahead, how the electronics ban works and who's impacted. no pressed of former president obama wiretapping trump tower. and a federal investigation into russia's role in getting president trump elected. headlines from james comey's day on the hill. google responds after users complain the company is blocking lgbtq contents.ew neighbor and -
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a driver in peru walks away from a driver in peru walks away from frightening flooding. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the cbs news headquarters in new york. glad to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, today, the united states is implementing a temporary order preventing airline passengers on certain flights from carrying on larger electronic devices. nonstop flights originate in the middle east. reuters reports the reason for the ban is an unspecified threat. the ban impacts nine foreign airlines. no american carriers are affected. all electronics bigger than a cell phone including laptops, tablets and cameras must be checked. medical devices are excluded. the ban applies to eight countries and unnamed officials say the ban has been considered for several weeks. and the white house is
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pushing back after the director of the fbi delivered a double blow undercutting the president. testifying before the house intelligence committee fbi director james comey is investigating possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia. he also shut down the president's claims that he was wiretapped by the obama administration. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning, hena. good morning, anne-marie. the president addresses house republicans on capitol hill ahead of their vote to overhaul obamacare. this comes one day after director comey confirmed for the first time that the campaign is the subject of a u.s. intelligence investigation. >> i am thrilled to be here in the great state of kentucky. >> reporter: president trump held a campaign-compile event monday night, addressing health care, but making no mention of the federal investigation possible collusion between associates of mr. trump and russia. >> thursday is our chance to end
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obamacare. >> reporter: fbi director james comey confirmed the probe during yesterday's five-hour house hearing into russian involvement in the 2016 election. >> they wanted to mess with our election. they hated secretary clinton. wanted to harm her and thought they might have a chance to help mr. trump. >> reporter: while director comey would not comment on specifics cbs news has learned those under scrutiny include michael flynn. campaign adviser carter page, paul manafort and roger stone, a longtime friend of president trump. white house press secretary sean spicer tried to downplay the claim. >> general flynn was with the campaign and obviously there's discussion of paul manafort who played a limited role for a very limited amount of time. >> reporter: comey as well as rogers was far more firm when it came to the president's unproven wiretapping claim. >> so president obama could not unilaterally order a wiretap of
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the president? >> no president could. >> i see nothing that we engaged in any such activity. >> reporter: besides the high profile denials the white house is still standing by the president's assertion. and monday's house hearing was the first of several public sessions. the house and senate intelligence committees are expected to hold on russia. a senate intelligence committee has scheduled a similar hearing for later this month. anne-marie. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. ahead on "cbs this morning," we will speak with longtime trump adviser roger stone whose name came up repeatedly in yesterday's house intelligence committee hearing. this morning, president trump is scheduled to meet with republican lawmakers to press for passage of the house gop plan to replace obamacare. the house is expected to vote on the plan thursday for passage is not certain last night, in hopes of winning support, republican leaders unveiled 43 pages of proposed changes. it potentially would give more generous tax credits to older
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americans. older and disabled medicaid beneficiaries would get larger benefits while curbing future medicaid growth. well, members the senate judiciary committee will begin questioning president trump's nominee to the supreme court. neil gorsuch. gorsuch said he's been a neutral and independent judge and tried to distance himself from politics. >> we sometimes hear judges cynically described as politicians in robes seeking to enforce their own politics rather than trying to follow the law impartially, if i thought that were true i'd hang up the robe. >> reporter: judge neil gorsuch said judges should remain above politics. in a deeply personal 60-minute statement the colorado native talked about his western roots and family. he thanks his wife louise. >> i love you so much. >> reporter: but throughout the first day another respected
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federal appeals court judge also is in focus. >> the chief judge, merrick garland. >> chief judge merrick garland. >> reporter: democratic senators like patrick leahy are still seething that republicans blocked president obama's nomination of judge merrick garland. >> it was totally unprecedented in our country's whole history. >> reporter: they also took aim at president trump and questioned gorsuch's commitment to judicial independence, connecticut's richard blumenthal. >> the possibility of the supreme court needing to enforce a subpoena against the president is no longer idle speculation. >> reporter: but republican senators said the hearing was not about judge garland or the president north carolina's thom tillis. >> i hope the nomination hearing focuses on one person before us who will go on, i believe, to full fill the supreme court.
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oil is expected to keep on moving through the dakota access pipeline this week. two have battled the pipeline for months arguing the pipeline is a threat to their water supply. in a court order filed yesterday said there have been coordinated attacks along the line. new york city police had to rescue another teenager who fell through the ice in new york's central park. police used ladders to get to the 17-year-old. despite 17 warning signs in the area he wandered out on the ice to take a selfie. the day before two other teens fell through the ice but got themselves out. banker david rockefeller is being remembered as a champion of capitalism and philanthropy. rockefeller died at the age of 101 he was the grandson of john d. rockefeller. it ranged from business to art
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which earned him the presidential honor of freedom in 1988. coming up on the "morning news," ivanka trump's big move. president trump's daughter gets an office in the west wing. and a russian politician is hit with green liquid. and a driver caught in floodwaters in peru hangs on for dear life. this is the "cbs morning news." america's #1 professional lawn care company. millions of homeowners like you trust us to give them a lawn they can live on. and tailored care plans ensure their lawns get exactly what they need to thrive. guaranteed. that means you can do more of this, this, this, and this. okay, maybe not this. start your trugreen lawn plan today for only $29.95. and live life outside. tomorrow's the day besides video games. every day is a gift. especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto...
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crashed plane. all 34 members and crew members made it out yesterday. six people were hospitalized. a russian opposition leader is attacked with green dye and donald trump's daughter making a big move. those are some the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports that ivanka trump now has an office in the power center of the white house, the west wing. she will be an adviser to her father, but has no formal job land not be paid. and trump is not bound by government ethics rules but says she'll follow them anyway. new york's "daily news" reports the filing of a law of saudi arabia's family of victims. the suit claims that know winning with passports. "the new york times" says an opponent of vladimir putin was undeterred when a protester doused him with a green liquid
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ ♪ i'm only human a lone human becomes an ironman in a monstrous new robot. amazon founder jeff bezos took controls yesterday at the south korean company that makes it. he was there for a conference on futuristic profits. the robot is over 13 feet tall and weighs a ton and a half. reminds me a bit of a transformer, doesn't it?
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speaking of jeff bezos, he's on the list. the new survey bears out the saying the rich gets richer. bill gates of microsoft topped the list of the world's wealthy for the fourth straight year with $86 billion. he's followed by investor warren buffett. and amazon's jeff bezos, amancio ortega and mark zuckerberg of facebook. only two women cracked the top 20, lilian betancourt of l'oreal. and alice walton the daughter of sam walton. and donald trump dropped more than 200 places on the list to number 554. on the "cbs moneywatch," brexit gets a start date. and an artist is seeing red over the iconic bulls sculptures. jill wag fler is at the new york stock exchange and more. >> good morning, anne-marie. a lackluster day on wall street.
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stocks started lower. the dow lost eight points, nasdaq lost 4. britain will start its exit from the european union on march 29th. that's when prime minister theresa may will notify that britain is article 50. that gives them to 2019 on britain's withdrawal and try to come to a new relationship. the two new classes are sure to get involved in tense discussions. the u.s. output and u.s. stockpiles that for now is countering production costs agreed to by opec members. u.s. west texas crude is trading below $49 a barrel. u.s. drillers have added 14 rig this week. youtube said it would
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it's lgbt modes. lets parents schools and others block content that in appropriate for users under 18. youtube admits, though, the filter is not work the way it should and said filtering out it with mature content was a mistake. and the artist who sculpted the raging bull statue is raising concerns over the girl statue. the bull sculpture said the girl statue is actually an advertising trick that makes his bull seem like an oppressor. he said the bull is really a sign of strength. anne-marie. >> hey, that's the beauty of art, right? you can see whatever you want to see in it. it's up to you, the interpretation of the observer. >> absolutely. and the media has continued and so the crowds will continue at both of those statues. >> indeed.
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small guy in a chicken outfit. most likely it belongs to the brahma breed developed in the 19th century. that's one big bird. tom brady's missing super bowl jersey is missing no more after a six-week search, it was found in mexico. and a mexican newspaper company says a former executive is involved in the case. meg oliver reports. >> reporter: it was a mystery casting a shadow over the patriots' super bowl celebration. >> hey, did you take my jersey? >> reporter: tom brady's jersey disappeared from the locker room right after the victory with the value con falcons. >> we're happy we traced it. >> reporter: with the help of mexican authorities. >> it's like texas bravado, you came to the wrong state, you know what i'm saying? >> reporter: this video from fox sports 1 shows the suspect going in and out of the locker room.
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investigators have not released details on who he is but the nfl is pointing to a member of international media. >> he had international access to the event and it wasn't as a ticket holder. >> reporter: police also recovered another brady super bowl jersey missing since the win over the seattle seahawks. brady said in a statement, i am happy my jerseys from super bowl xxxix and super bowl 50 have been recovered and i want to thank all of the enforcement agencies involved. and actress laura dern. >> honey, home is getting very upset. i'm getting very, very upset because someone is bullying you, and you never let a bully win, do you hear me? >> i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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for decades a ukrainian immigrant has lived a quiet life in minneapolis. but in poland says he's also a nazi war criminal. jamie yuccas reports. >> my father was, is and remains an innocent man. >> reporter: andriy karkoc is a passionate defender of his 98-year-old father michael karkoc. in 2019, karkoc was identified as the commander of a nazi us-l.e.d. ukrainian during word war ii. your whole life with your dad to have someone accuse him of being a nazi. >> these are lies, this is slander, this is unsupported, it's inu wednesday doshgs it's
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allegations. >> reporter: authorities say they have plenty of evidence against karkoc, including nazi pay stub numbers and karkoc's own memoir where he places himself at least the site of one murder. karkoc did not apply for a citizen pass when he applied in 1989. affiliation with either group would have barred his entry. mark weitzman is with the simon blumenthal center. >> you would think we know everything we need to know at that period. but the reality is we're still learning new things almost every day, historians are uncovering new things. >> reporter: germany did not prosecute him after finding him mentally incompetent to stand trial. the department of justice says it is not commenting on this case. so, we don't know just yet if united states will allow karkoc could be extradited to poland. in minneapolis, jamie uche mayy
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cbs news. in the top story, james comey is looking into possible connections with the russian government to situate election. >> that includes investigating the nature of any links between any individuals associated with the trump campaign and the russian government. and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and russia's efforts. >> comey also said the fbi will follow the facts wherever they lead and knock down claims by the president that the obama administration had tapped his phones. and the u.s. government is temporarily banning airline passengers on flights from eight middle eastern countries from carrying on larger electronic devices like laptops, cameras and video games. the ban goes in effect today and affect it's nonstop flight from ten airport it's and nine airlines. no u.s. airlines are affected. reuters reports the reason for the ban is an unspecified threat. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this
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morning," more on the electronics ban. we'll speak to the former director of the cia michael morell. plus, a controversial car device that puts the brakes on people who don't pay their loans. and ballet star misty copeland stops by studio 57 with her new book. that's the "morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. wendy's doesn't put up with
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well, new this morning, a man is shot dead in philadelphia's olney section. the key piece of information we snow so far. and the questions that are still unanswered. breaking overnight, you'll have to check that new restrictions ban you from bringing devices larger than your cell phone onto certain planes. specific flights are affected. >> president trump is appealing for support for the republican healthcare bill from republicans. what he's doing today and the three changes made to the proposal overnight. well, today is tuesday, march 21, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. let's get your tuesday started with a check on weather and traffic. >> good morning, the roads are looking good, although accident on the schuylkill, couple of accidents out there, antoine of
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